Hardcopy Hardcopy

How to uninstall Hardcopy from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to remove Hardcopy for Windows. It was developed for Windows by www.hardcopy.de. Check out here where you can find out more on www.hardcopy.de. Usually the Hardcopy program is placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy directory, depending on the user's option during install. You can uninstall Hardcopy by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line SwSetupu. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for admin rights. hardcopy.exe is the Hardcopy's primary executable file and it takes approximately 3.56 MB (3732472 bytes) on disk.

Hardcopy contains of the executables below. They take 8.78 MB (9207472 bytes) on disk.

  • hardcopy.exe (3.56 MB)
  • hardcopyUAC.exe (3.56 MB)
  • hcdll2_ex_Win32.exe (36.56 KB)
  • hcdll2_ex_x64.exe (43.56 KB)
  • hcSendMapi.exe (1.55 MB)
  • HcSendToFtp.exe (40.00 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 2013.06.27 of Hardcopy. For more Hardcopy versions please click below:

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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall Hardcopy:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy

The files below were left behind on your disk by Hardcopy when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy\AWCODC32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy\AWDCXC32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy\AWDENC32.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Hardcopy\AWRESX32.DLL

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\sw4you\Hardcopy

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Hardcopy\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Hardcopy\shell\open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Hardcopy\shell\print\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Hardcopy\shell\printto\command\

How to remove Hardcopy from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Hardcopy is a program offered by the software company www.hardcopy.de. Frequently, users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK procedure to uninstall Hardcopy is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Hardcopy or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Hardcopy". If it is installed on your PC the Hardcopy app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Hardcopy in the list , the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Hardcopy, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Hardcopy.
Uninstall Hardcopy

8. After removing Hardcopy, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Hardcopy which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing Hardcopy using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Hardcopy by www.hardcopy.de from your PC, nor are we saying that Hardcopy by www.hardcopy.de is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Hardcopy in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-29 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-28 21:16:08.813